Technical and Further Education Bill — Report — 27 Mar 2017 at 18:15

Moved by Lord Watson of Invergowrie

2: After Clause 1, insert the following new Clause-“Report on quality outcomes of completed apprenticeships(1) The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education must report on an annual basis to the Secretary of State on quality outcomes of completed apprenticeships.(2) A report under subsection (1) must include information on-(a) job outcomes of persons who have completed an apprenticeship;(b) average annualised earnings of persons one year after completing an apprenticeship;(c) numbers of persons who have completed an apprenticeship who progress to higher stages of education;(d) satisfaction rates of persons who complete an apprenticeship with the quality of that apprenticeship; and(e) satisfaction rates of employers which hire persons who have completed an apprenticeship, with the outcome of that apprenticeship.(3) The Secretary of State must lay a copy of any report under subsection (1) before each House of Parliament.”

Moved by Lord Young of Norwood Green

4: After Clause 1, insert the following new Clause-“Establishment of an apprenticeship helpline(1) Within six months of the coming into force of this Act, the Secretary of State must bring forward proposals for the establishment of a dedicated apprenticeship helpline to be overseen by the Institute.(2) The apprenticeship helpline in subsection (1) is to provide advice to persons who are undertaking, and persons who are interested in undertaking, an apprenticeship, on-(a) the technical routes operated by the Institute;(b) the courses available within these technical routes;(c) how to apply for the courses accredited by the Institute;(d) how to apply for any relevant financial support; and(e) how to complain about the quality of teaching or training.”

Moved by Lord Young of Norwood Green

5: After Clause 1, insert the following new Clause-“Transition from existing qualifications to the new technical routesWithin six months of the day on which this Act comes into force, the Secretary of State must publish detailed proposals for the transition from existing technical and further education qualifications, to the awarding of new qualifications approved by the Institute.”

Moved by Baroness Garden of Frognal

6: After Clause 1, insert the following new Clause-“Technical Education QualificationsIn this Part “technical education qualifications” means the full range of work-based qualifications, whether technical, craft, creative, personal services, or professional.”

Moved by Lord Lucas

8: Clause 2, page 2, line 14, after “providers” insert “, or persons acting on behalf of a number of such providers,”

Moved by Lord Stevenson of Balmacara

10: Clause 24, page 12, line 19, leave out “(if possible)”

Tabled by Baroness Wolf of Dulwich

16: After Clause 35, insert the following new Clause-“Providers of technical education: guarantee to students(1) Any providers of technical education who are not covered by the insolvency regime created by this Act must provide a guarantee from a reputable financial institution to each Government supported student that, if the provider is made insolvent, the financial institution will cover the cost of operating that student's course until a suitable end point.(2) In subsection (1), a “suitable end point” means the completion of the course or the successful transfer of the student to an alternative institution.(3) In subsection (1), a “Government supported student” means any student whose education is funded directly by the Government through grants to the providers or student loans.(4) The cost of providing the guarantee under subsection (1) must be met by the relevant provider under subsection (1).”

Moved by Lord Storey

17: After Clause 40, insert the following new Clause-“Further education colleges: careers advice(1) In carrying out inspections of further education colleges, and giving a rating to colleges, Ofsted has a duty to take into account the careers advice made available to students by colleges.(2) For the purpose of subsection (1), “careers advice” means a combination of face-to-face careers advice and careers advice that is provided remotely.”

Ayes 223, Noes 185.

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Bishop0 13.8%
Con0 166 (+2 tell)64.9%
Crossbench22 1118.5%
DUP0 250.0%
Green1 0100.0%
Lab122 057.8%
LDem70 (+2 tell) 070.6%
Non-affiliated5 117.1%
PC1 0100.0%
UUP0 2100.0%
Total:221 18349.8%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible lord who could have voted in this division

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Lord Bew Crossbenchno
Viscount Brookeborough Crossbenchno
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchno
Lord Craig of RadleyCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Greenway Crossbenchno
Lord Kakkar Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Kilclooney Crossbenchno
Lord Patel Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Powell of BayswaterCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Watkins of TavistockCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Wolf of DulwichCrossbenchno
Lord Gadhia Non-affiliatedno

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